Junior Achievement of Washington

Volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work readiness, entrepreneurship & financial literacy skills. JA's experiential learning inspires kids to dream big and reach their potential.

Junior Achievement of Washington provides hands-on, age appropriate educational economic programming to students in grades K - 12. JA programs are taught by a volunteer by the local business community and are provided at no cost to the schools. JA's programs are designed to help provide critical economic education at every grade level and work in a sequential nature to help ensure comprehension and competency

JA World provides BizTown for our Elementary capstone program and Finance Park for the middle grades capstone program. High school students also participate in Finance Park for a "Budget Challenge", a one-day event.

Next week in Spokane -- you can still sign up!

Golf, Bowling, Breakfast or Dinner?? Special Edition of JA of Washington "Vision for the Future" newsletter just published! Highlights awareness and fund-raising events occurring in Western Washington over the next few months. You're invited! Get your copy and all of the details here. www.jawashington.org/janewsletter

How to Include Volunteer Work on Your Resume


How can you incorporate your volunteer experience into your resume to gain the maximum benefit? The answer will depend, to some degree, on how related your volunteer experience is to your career target. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2gtZud5

thebalance.com Where to list volunteer experience on your resume, including a resume examples, and options for listing related and unrelated volunteering on your resume.

JA Programs - JA

JA Career Success is one of our many programs that teaches children a plethora of skills including: data analyzation, teamwork, conflict resolution, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and decision making. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2hyTpgI

juniorachievement.org JA Career Success equips students with the tools and skills required to earn and keep a job in high-growth career industries.

FRB: FEDS Abstract 2014-68

Students from states with mandated financial education have higher credit scores and lower delinquency... Read more: http://bit.ly/2gbHIN3

federalreserve.gov Alexandra Brown, J. Michael Collins, Maximilian Schmeiser, and Carly Urban

Singapore teens top global education ranking as US lags


When it comes to science, math, and reading, Singapore's teens are the best in the world, according to a new international education survey. In all three subjects, Singapore students demonstrated knowledge and skills equivalent to almost two additional years of schooling compared to students in the U.S., France and Sweden. http://cnn.it/2hcVGLu

cnn.it When it comes to science, math and reading, Singapore's teens are the best in the world, according to a international education survey published Tuesday.

MLK Day | 1.16.2017 | Corporation for National and Community Service

#MLK Day in #2017 lands on Monday, January 16. #JuniorAchievement is proud to celebrate the life and achievements of this influential American civil rights leader and his tireless campaign to end racial segregation in the United States. To help you celebrate, here’s a link with free lesson plans, event ideas and much more: http://bit.ly/2hiFN5I

nationalservice.gov Get up to date on everything happening for MLK Day.

JA Alum - JA


January is #JAAlumni Month. Each year we like to take time to celebrate the reason we exist – all those millions of students who’ve passed through our doors and into better lives because of your time, money and unyielding support. Thank you! If you’re a #JAAlum, we want to hear from you and about you. Please connect with us here: http://bit.ly/1E430MC


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